For instance, a typical business desk may be larger than the desks that are sometimes affixed to, placed in, or built-in to a cubicle furniture unit. However, that is not necessarily the case as a rule. Some cubes have very large desks and a great deal of space in which an employee can set up their things and accomplish all of their work duties.
Cubicle furniture is also handy in the sense that it allows many workstations to be positioned in an area where space is a scarcity. For an employer, that means that company budget can be dedicated to amenities for clients and employees, rather than upgrading to a larger facility as the staff base grows.
One advantage that conventional desk furniture has is that it is a bit more open. There is less privacy, but there is also a greater sense of accountability. Cubicle furniture is not required or necessary for every work environment, although it can be very beneficial to some workplaces.
As a business owner or one overseeing the purchases, look at what types of cubes are available and consider how it might be a worthwhile investment for your corporation. Will it help increase the bottom line in any way? Will it increase productivity? How will it affect employee morale?
The notion that workers are entirely opposed to cubicle furniture is a gross generalization worth dispelling. The key here is to set up the right size and type of cubes for the type of work being done. That also includes considering how much time is spent in the office. For outside sales, that’s limited, for example—in which case, smaller cubicle units are sufficient.